COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), is a network of participating local farms across the United States which use organic or biodynamic farming methods, and strive to provide fresh, local, high-quality whole foods. The largest CSA along the mid-Atlantic corridor is the Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative. LFFC is a non profit organic farmers cooperative of 75 farmers in Lancaster County Pennsylvania that provides USDA Certified Organic vegetables and fruits. The LFFC focus’ on creating healthy high quality foods from highly maintained and enriched soils.
The Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative serves all of Eastern Pennsylvania, New York City, New Jersey and Delaware by connecting the farmer and customer, delivering the best local organic produce and also humanely raised and pasture fed animal products to retail establishments, co-ops, restaurants, and institutions.
LFFC provides freshly harvested produce through the CSA which is a subscription program in which members commit to support LFFC farmers for the entire growing season by paying for their share of the harvest in the winter and early spring. The farmers are able to purchase supplies in the winter and start their crops in early spring, they repay the shareholders in fresh, organic, seasonal produce. CSA enables you to keep your family healthy by consuming local sustainable products as you support both the environment and your local farmers who produce high quality crops that will be safe for future generations.
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